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  •  Navy Chief [first name unknown] Miller in space suit opens visor 
  •  Jack Brooks introduces the program: The United States' entry into the space age and technical problems of space travel for humans 
  •  On bioastronautics 
  •  On younger generation of potential scientists. Brooks mentions previous talk with Hyman G. Rickover, father of the nuclear submarine (aka atomic submarine) 
  •  Brooks summation 
 
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Title:The Mercury Project “Space”
Identifier:dv_00166
Description:Program on developments in Project Mercury, and problems of space travel for human beings, featuring an interview with Dr. and Navy Captain Charles F. Gell, of the Navy Medical Core and Special Assistance for Medical and Allied Sciences, Office of Naval Research. Features space suit, scale models, and photos of astronaut training. Black and white picture with sound. Eastman Kodak edge code reads "circle circle," which correlates to 1959. Writing on leader reads, "1690 Brooks 13-175."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:circa 1959
CreatorHouse Recording Studio
Location:2/Film G38
Source:Brooks (Jack B.) Papers
Contributor:Brooks, Jack (interviewer)
Gell, Charles F. (interviewee)
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:Film negative, 16mm